Experts call for preventive measures to check swine flu

KARACHI :  More than 700 people in India have died from swine flu and the disease has infected more than 11, 0000 people, reports revealed. They...

Two-drug combo could help treat cancer

Washington : One drug attacks tumor cells directly, the other treats the immune system by taking the brakes off T cell response, and together,...

Even moderate air pollution can up stroke risks

Washington :  Air pollution, even at levels generally considered safe by federal regulations, increases the risk of stroke by 34 percent, researchers have warned.Beth...

Hair extensions causing young women to lose hair

London, Increasing use of hair extensions among young women is leading to hair loss at an earlier age, according to UK’s biggest provider of...

Premature babies ‘five times more likely to have autism’

Washington:  Premature infants are five times more likely to have autism than children born at normal weight, according to new research.The children, some born...

Acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom hits hospitals

RATODERO :  The acute shortage of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV) has created lot of problems for the hospitals in Sindh to treat the snake bitten...

Now, pillow that prods sleepers to stop snoring

Washington : A new pillow has been developed that helps sleepers to stop snoring.Hammacher Schlemmer’s pillow features a mic which picks up the sonic...

Obese cardiac patients have `lower risk of death` than other heart disease sufferers

London,  Obese cardiac patients are less likely to die compared to their normal weight counterparts, researchers have claimed.The British Heart Foundation said that where...

Fat jibes on obese people don`t spur them to lose weight

Washington : A new study has revealed that discrimination against overweight and obese people does not help them to lose weight. According to the...

Teen mums become prone to obesity later in life

Washington,  A new study has revealed that teenage pregnancy actually makes women more likely to become obese.University of Michigan Health System researchers found that...

Ten dialysis machines out of order at Chandka hospital and Gambat Institute of Medical...

Ratodero : Five out of fourteen Dialysis machines are out of order at the Nephrology Department of the Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH), Larkana...

Green meteorite found in Morocco may be from Mercury

Washington,  A meteorite scientist has claimed that the green rock found in Morocco last year may be the first known visitor from the solar...

New test to help in early detection of pancreatic cancer

Washington : A new diagnostic test that uses a scientific technique known as metabolomic analysis, could be a safe and easy screening method...

New vaccine cuts malaria by one-third in African infants

Washington :   RTS,S malaria candidate vaccine can help protect African infants against malaria, results from a pivotal, large-scale Phase III trial, have suggested.When...

Two more dengue fever cases detected in Karachi

Karachi,  Two more dengue viral fever cases were detected in Karachi on Saturday raising the number of such cases to 296 reported this year...

Timing of babies” first solid food critical in preventing diabetes

Washington :  An early and late first exposure to solid food for infants might be associated with the development of type 1 diabetes mellitus...

‘Mindful Eating’ crucial for lowering weight and blood sugar in diabetics

Washington :   Eating mindfully, or consuming food in response to physical cues of hunger and fullness, is equally effective as adhering to nutrition-based...

Good gut health can help lower cholesterol levels

Washington : Researchers have found that a good gut health can have a positive effect on the heart as certain probiotics have cholesterol-lowering potential....

Soon, implantable electronic shrink wrap to heal human hearts

Washington, S Researchers have revealed that laminating devices, which could enhance human health and performance by marrying electronics with the human body, onto tissues...

Aspirin could lower women’s colorectal cancer risk

Washington, Women who take aspirin every other day could lower their risk of developing colon cancer by 20 percent, new research has suggested.For the...